The Parthenon

Marshall men’s basketball to travel to UAB for conference bonus play

Junior guard Jarrod West and sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey huddled together to call a play during a game.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team will go on the road once again this season to Birmingham, Alabama to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers as a part of Conference USA’s bonus play schedule. The Herd (14-14, 8-7 C-USA) is coming off a 74-66 win at home against the Old...

Herd women’s basketball prepares for North Texas at home

Junior forward Taylor Pearson attempted a layup during game day warmups.

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

In its final home game of the season, the Marshall University women’s basketball team will face off against the University of North Texas on Saturday, Feb. 29 with a chance to improve to 7-9 in conference.  As it stands right now, Marshall is on the bottom end of a three-way tie for eighth place in...

Athlete of the Week: Safiyyah Mitchell Women’s Track and Field

Safiyyah Mitchell

Staff Report

February 25, 2020

ABOUT SIFIYYAH MITCHELL: Class: Senior Position: Sprinter/Hurdler  Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK:  (At the C-USA Indoor Championships): Second place in 60-meter hurdles Second place in 4x400 meter relay Ten overall individual points scored (M...

Herd Tennis’ Stefancic and Van Hansewyck boost the start of spring season

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 25, 2020

Marshall University’s women’s tennis players sophomore Liz Stefancic and freshman Jutte Van Hansewyck received Conference USA’s Student Athletes of the Week after defeating Yale’s nationally ranked number three doubles team on Feb. 14.  “I think it was really cool to be recognized,” St...

Herd women’s basketball falls short to ODU at home

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 23, 2020

Marshall University’s women’s basketball comeback fell short 64-54 to the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday in the Cam Henderson Center. “You have to begin by crediting Old Dominion,” Head Coach Tony Kemper said. “That’s one of the better teams in our league. I thought they were here ready...

Herd Men’s Basketball Powers its way to a 74-66 win over ODU to Start Bonus Play

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 23, 2020

All five starters for the Herd scored double-figures as the Marshall University men’s basketball defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs 74-63 Saturday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 14-14 overall (8-7 Conference USA), while the Monarchs fell to 11-17 overall (7-8...

Men’s Golf heads West for second tournament of the spring season

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Marshall University men’s golf team is back in action this weekend as the team heads into its second tournament of the spring season starting on Feb. 22 at Loyola Intercollegiate in Goodyear, Arizona. The Herd is showcasing six players in the three-day, 54-hole event at Palm Valley Golf Course....

Fencing Club makes a point

Marshall University Fencing Club members Elijah Vela and Scott Cooper show off fencing gear and pose.

Hunter Deem, Reporter

February 18, 2020

After mentioning he was once captain of the University of Southern California’s fencing team, a student approached Del Chrol and asked him to be the adviser for Marshall University’s fencing club. Del Chrol, the program director for Classics at MU, said he enjoys fencing because anyone can do it.  ...

Marshall women’s hoops travels to WKU, face ODU at home

Freshman guard Savannah Wheeler attempted to pass the ball through the WKU Hilltoppers defense.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 18, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to Bowling Green, Kentucky to take on the Western Kentucky University Lady Toppers at 7 p.m. Thursday, and then will return home to play host to the Old Dominion Monarchs at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Herd is entering the week...

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell, Softball

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell

Staff Report

February 18, 2020

ABOUT ALY HARRELL: Position: First Base Class: Junior Height: 5’7 Hometown: Gahanna, OH RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  One home run, three RBI, two runs, four putouts vs. Lipscomb (14-6, L) One hit, two putouts vs. Chattanooga (10-8, L) One home run, four RBI, one double, two hit...

Dear Student Athlete…

Ben Hively posed with Herd men’s basketball player Jannson Williams after a basketball game at the Cam Henderson Center.

Brittany Hively, Online Editor

February 18, 2020

Recently, my 6-year-old Ben and I attended our first Marshall basketball game. Well actually, it was our first basketball game ever.  My son had the time of his life. He met his favorite player and decided that he wants to pursue basketball.  My son who hates crowds, unknown situations and chaos was standing on the sidelines watc...

Great Shooting for Marshall Women’s Hoops Propelled It to a 76-66 Win Over UTEP

Freshman guard Savannah Wheeler dribbled the ball up the court against Florida Atlantic.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 16, 2020

Now winners of four of its last five games, the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated UTEP 76-66 Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 11-13 overall (6-7 Conference USA), while the Miners fell to 13-11 overall (6-7 C-USA). “How about...